by Sarah Canty AT the ISPCC outcomes launch in Cork on Monday morning staff and volunteers highlighted the good work they carried out in 2014 including many services provided to West Cork. Since the launch of its Anti-Bullying Shield campaign in 2013, the ISPCC has implemented the programme in 25 Cork County schools and clubs. The self-evaluation programme is aimed at stopping bullying before it happens and helps schools and
DOCTOR Fergus Heffernan was the guest speaker at a talk on positive mental health in the Carlton Hotel in Kinsale recently. The talk was organised and co-ordinated by the Kinsale Youth Support Services (KYSS). Dr Heffernan is a leading educator in the area of stress management, and how it connects to our well being. Dr Heffernan has worked in a variety of conflict zones in the world, and he is
Macroom FC will be holding a bag pack in Dunnes Macroom on Friday 6th between 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 7th February between 10am – 6pm, to raise much needed funds for the Club. Volunteers are needed and must be aged 16+. Please contact Denis Murray for more info or to get involved on 087-2941780.
DUNAMANWAY is one of five of Cycling Ireland clubs that will be working with the Operation Transformation to host a 10km cycle which will take place at 9am, Saturday 7th February starting at the GAA Grounds.
The countdown is on to the Bantry Macra Dinner Dance in the Westlodge Hotel, Bantry on Friday February 6th at 7.30pm. Music on the night will be provided by Uí Bhríain, and DJ after. Tickets are priced at €30, and can be bought from any club member or by calling 086 190 2623.
THE Friends of Bantry General Hospital held their AGM recently. The 2014 Officers were returned. Declan Hurley Chairperson, Valerie Stevenson Secretary, Michael Hennebry Treasurer, Robert Fennell PRO.
Sunday, February 1st is St Brigid’s Day. To mark the occasion, Bantry Library will be holding a free workshop in advance on Friday, January 30th on how to make the famous St Brigid’s Cross.
Enrolment Day Our Enrolment Day for Junior Infants for September 2015 will take place on Thursday, 5th February next from 12 noon to 1pm.Everyone is welcome to attend to view the school facilities, meet with class teacher Ms. Maria Daly and other members of staff. There will be short presentation by Principal Darragh Carey and our school health squad will also be hosting a coffee morning. If possible, please bring
Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is encouraging active travel lovers to escape the Irish summer and trek the 26th consecutive Camino in support of services for people with MS – sign up at www.ms-society.ie. Camino 26 takes place from Saturday, 30th May – Tuesday, 9th June 2015 and is MS Ireland’s longest-running charity trek. It provides a unique chance to walk the ancient Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrim route in Northern
Regular Gathering: SuperValu carpark, Dunmanway at 8.30 am unless otherwise arranged. Walks may change or be cancelled due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstances.